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2278 Gotz (1953 GE)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002278
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1485765430819955 6.2898e-08  
a 2.453022406698602 1.5904e-08 AU
q 2.088560817408647 1.5341e-07 AU
i 4.203358747264928 7.0236e-06 deg
node 53.4266534644919 7.1698e-05 deg
peri 207.2361603861083 7.5007e-05 deg
M 336.810265385021 2.6656e-05 deg
tp 2457090.894910163465
(2015-Mar-09.39491016)
0.00010434 JED
period 1403.300563768739
3.84
1.3647e-05
3.736e-08
d
yr
n .2565380569884295 2.4949e-09 deg/d
Q 2.817483995988557 1.8267e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1226  
   data-arc span      22349 days (61.19 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-04-07  
   last obs. used      2014-06-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52909  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Mar-09 13:41:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.07586 AU 
 T_jup = 3.476 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4 mag n/a MPO256879  
B-V BV .634 mag .025 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=1; phase=4.71 deg.
U-B UB .229 mag .043 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=1; phase=4.71 deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T FC   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 4 color indices

2278 Gotz (1953 GE)          Discovered 1953-Apr-07 by Reinmuth, K. at Heidelberg
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1953 GE = 1953 GR1 = 1976 GE2 = 1976 JG 
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